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IndosoleBy Indosole
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IndosoleBy Indosole
First created
$4,042
pledged of 50.000 $pledged of 50.000 $ goal
49
backers
Funding Canceled
Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on Jan 17 2013

About

Each year, over 1 billion waste tires are thrown into landfills worldwide. 

Indosole inspires a lifestyle of resourceful creation through footwear made with re-purposed tires.

In 2008 two Californians (Faye and Kyle) took an influential trip to Bali, Indonesia. While there, they were struck by the amount of pollution on the island, and had the idea to partner with Balinese artisans to make footwear from discarded motorbike tires. For every two pairs of shoes that are made, one tire is saved from a landfill.

So far, Indosole has grown as a grassroots business with low-volume shipments of sandals and shoes, produced on our own dime. Now, demand is growing, and Indosole needs your help to deliver footwear to its worldwide customer base.

Our goal is to manufacture 5000 pairs of shoes for spring/summer 2013 with the funds that you help us raise on Kickstarter. This will fuel our sales demand and also provide cash flow for Indosole to continue to grow.

With your help, we can produce more shoes to meet our goals, and more shoes means more jobs – both for our team in Indonesia, and in the USA. 

Thank you so much for your support,

Kyle, Faye & Indosole

Take a ride with Faye around Bali and get an insider's look at the Indosole operation. The following video was produced by Fashion One 

Please join our media outlets: Facebook, Vimeo, Twitter, Instagram and all questions and inquiries may go to indo@indosole.com

Risks and challenges

Dear Kickstarter donors,

We will be working as quickly as possible to manufacture and ship all of the products we have promised you. We are advertising an ETA of May 15th for shoes and sandals, but plan to exceed expectations and deliver ASAP.

How do you know we will deliver your products?

Indosole has a real crew with a real factory where we have been making shoes since 2009. With over three years of experience with production timelines, we are confident in our ability to deliver.

Most importantly, we give our word to maintain open communication with each individual donor as questions arise.

*Size Exchanges: Will be accepted within 30 days of receiving product*

*Warranty: Will be handled one on one with customers*

Thank you for your love and support,
Indosole Crew

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    A huge Thank You and a high five next time we see you. Every dollar counts!

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    THE ECHO BEACH PACKAGE:
    An Indo sticker pack of mixed colors. Plus a handmade Re-purposed shopping bag

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    THE KUTA PACKAGE: An Indo sticker pack of mixed colors. PLUS an authentic Indosole T-shirt

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    THE SEMINYAK PACK: An Indo sticker pack of mixed colors. A handmade Re-purposed shopping bag. PLUS an authentic Indosole T-shirt

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    THE PADANG PACK: An Indo sticker pack of mixed colors. PLUS 1 pair of Men's or Women's sandals from the Indosole line. *Women’s Options: Tan Burlap or Banana Weave. Men’s Options: Green Grass Mat, Black Canvas, or Tan Burlap*

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    THE ULU PACK: Sticker pack, shopping bag, and T-shirt. PLUS 1 pair of Men's or Women's sandals from the Indosole line. *Women’s Options: Tan Burlap or Banana Weave. Men’s Options: Green Grass Mat, Black Canvas, or Tan Burlap*

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    THE BALI HAI PACK: Sticker pack, shopping bag, and T-shirt. PLUS 1 pair of shoes from the indosole line. *PANTAI "Beach" Shoe Options: Men’s or Women’s Uni-sex: Black, Chill Blue, Stone, Mint, Cobalt Blue, or Marigold Yellow* Or PRAHU "Boat" shoe Options: Men’s: Black, Chill Blue, Stone, Mint Green, or Tan.

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    THE DREAMLAND PACK - Our Premiere Offering! Sticker pack, shopping bag, and T-shirt. PLUS LIMITED EDITION "Innertubed Sandals" FOR KICKSTARTER DONORS ONLY.
    *Re-purposed bicycle innertube straps - vegan leather underfoot - Low Profile - Super comfy. *Men’s: Irie * Women’s: Oasis Graphic.

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    THE ANAK ANAK FAMILY PACK - (For up to 4 family members - 1 of each item per person). Sticker pack, shopping bag, and T-shirt. PLUS Any pair of sandals OR shoes from the indosole line. *Sandals: Women's: Tan Burlap or Banana Weave.* Men’s Only: Green Grass Mat, Black Canvas, or Tan Burlap* Shoes: Pantai “Beach” Shoes - Men’s or Women’s: Black, Chill Blue, Stone, Mint, Cobalt Blue, or Marigold Yellow *Please indicate if Men’s or Women’s sizing*. *Prahu “Boat” Shoes - Men’s: Black, Chill Blue, Stone, Mint, or Tan

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    THE OMBAK PACK: - Surfer Special! Sticker pack, shopping bag, and T-shirt. Any pair of sandals OR shoes from the indosole line. -- PLUS A CUSTOM MADE SURFBOARD FROM COLE -- www.colesurfboards.com in San Clemente, CA. *Shortboard shapes only - Choose a board in the line or make your own - Custom graphics may be also be submitted.* Same shoe package offered as previous (Anak Anak Pack).

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    THE RAJA PACK = BALI TRIP! *Does not include air fare* Come stay with us in Bali for 1 week and we will set you up with your own driver/vehicle and a family style villa (sleeps 4 - has a pool) and we will also show you our favorite surf spots and give you an educational tour about the Indosole manufacturing process. ALSO includes: Sticker pack, shopping bag, and T-shirt. Any pair of sandals OR shoes from the indosole line. Surfboard/Bodyboard rentals. Additional Amenities and guided services.

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Funding period

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